This deal from Etihad is good value not entirely for low prices but for the value-for-money of a high-quality product from Etihad compared to cheaper fares to these destinations from airlines like China Southern, Royal Brunei and Air India.
The best deals are to be found on flights to Europe and Brazil.
Depart: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth
Europe: Athens, Dublin, Edinburgh, London, Madrid, Manchester, Paris, Rome and Venice
Brazil: Sao Paulo
India: New Delhi
Middle East: Cairo, Muscat
Return: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth
Etihad flies their A380 between Abu Dhabi and Sydney, London, New York and Melbourne (from June 2016)
Dates: Travel between 9th May 2016 and 28th February 2017. Book by 28th April.
Stops: Abu Dhabi
Stopovers: $100+ each
Airline: Etihad & Virgin Australia
Cost: from $1104
Fare class: Varies. You can redeem Etihad Guest miles on Virgin Australia flights
Miles flown / points earned: Depends on destination and fare class booked
Perth (PER) to New Delhi (DEL) for $1104:
Melbourne (MEL) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $1331:
Sydney (SYD) to Paris (CDG) for $1426:
Brisbane (BNE) to Cairo (CAI) for $1648:
Booking link: Go to the Etihad site and book by 28th April
Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. Fares may disappear quickly, so we suggest booking as soon as you are confident in your travel dates.